Hello. I’m running RetroPie 3.0, XBOX 360 Controller. I also have a wireless keyboard nearby I use when needed.
I plugged set up a FLIRC IR receiver and am using an old TV remote to browse Kody, which I have installed in Ports. The remote also works in EmulationStation and I am able to navigate the menu, start games, enter the context menu and so on. One thing I can’t figure out is how to exit a game with a keyboard key, or combo.
I know people usually ask the opposite question. Right now I am currently exiting all emulators with the input_enable_hotkey_btn + input_exit_emulator_btn for start+select on my XBOX 360 Controller and that works fine.
In retroarch.cfg there is a line
input_exit_emulator = space
so I mapped a button on my FLIRC remote to space, but it doesn’t exit the game. It also doesn’t exit the game if I’m using my actual keyboard. Am I missing something? Is there a way to exit a retroarch game using a remote emulating keystrokes?
It’s may sound silly, but I’d like to be able to use the remote to browse the game menu, start a game, then exit a game. My current build has thousands of games and sometimes I’m just not sure what I want to play. The 360 controller goes to sleep after some time and the remote would be a cool way to show off the setup to friends.
I just tested and the game does exit when I hold select and hit SPACE on the keyboard, or the button I have mapped to SPACE on the remote. Which begs the question, is there a way to set up an additional hotkey button on the keyboard so I don’t have to use the select key? I would still, of course like to continue to use the hotkey on the 360 controller.